Testing by the Canadian Military
exerpt from whitepaper published by spring loaded Technology (original report classified)
During physical testing in healthy individuals conducted by the Canadian Military, Levitation significantly increased physical stamina and endurance 1Spring Loaded Technology. Summary of Physical Performance Improvements Observed in Military Personnel While Wearing the Levitation Knee Orthosis. (2018)..
The following improvements were observed:
- A 10% improvement in the maximum number of loaded squats
- A 26% improvement in the maximum number of loaded leg presses
- No change in heart rate when walking with versus without the TCU.
Group performance averages for maximal leg press and 45kg squat test with and without the Levitation orthosis.
Test performance from a single participant with meniscal injury.
Improvements were even more pronounced in an individual with a meniscus injury where seven- and ten-fold improvements were observed in the maximum number of squats and leg presses respectively. A summary of these findings has been published as a white paper by Spring Loaded 2Spring Loaded Technology. Summary of Physical Performance Improvements Observed in Military Personnel While Wearing the Levitation Knee Orthosis. (2018). and is available for download on this page. Access to the original report is protected by the military.